Thomas E., (altered foodchain) you are so on it!! I just found this article and will share it will anyone who cares. I mean, you better care for your and your children's future..if we are given one..
EVEN SO, COME QUICKLY LORD JESUS!!
After various reports of dead and mutated animals, scientists have concluded damage will infiltrate the entire food chain.
Here's a rundown of the early ecological impact of all that oil, from the AP:
- Researches have documented a massive die-off of pyrosomes -- cucumber-shaped, gelatinous organisms fed on by endangered sea turtles.
- droplets of oil are being found inside the shells of young crabs that are a mainstay in the diet of fish, turtles and shorebirds.
- And at the base of the food web, tiny organisms that consume oil and gas are proliferating.
These events could permanently alter the regional ecosystem. Unfortunately, the Gulf states depend on fishing and tourism.Read more: How The Oil Spill Could Devastate The $2.2 Trillion Gulf Economy
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-say-gulf-spill-may-permanently-alter-food-chain-2010-7#ixzz0uBsGbpef